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Gay employees banned at Ga.’s Shorter University

Shorter University has adopted new "faith statements" that include an effective ban on gay people working for the Southern Baptist college, which is located in Rome, Ga.

New documents approved by the university's Board of Trustees on Oct. 21 include a "Personal Lifestyle Statement" for university employees, as well as other statements and new logo stressing the college motto of "Transforming Lives Through Christ."

Faculty and staff were told of the new policies on Monday, according to an Oct. 25 press release from the school.